Asia


Asian Stocks Drift Higher as Investors Await Fed Minutes

Asian stock markets were mixed with subdued movements on Wednesday, getting little push from Wall Street’s record high overnight, as investors awaited the Fed’s latest meeting minutes, due later in…

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Asian Stocks Higher After Wall Street Long Weekend

Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday as investors looked ahead to minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve’s latest meeting and Wall Street prepared to reopen after a three-day weekend.…

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New Pentagon Chief Seeks to Reassure Nervous Asian Allies

By visiting Japan and South Korea on his first official overseas trip, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is seeking to reinforce key alliances after President Donald Trump’s campaign-trail complaints that defense…

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Asian Shares Rattled by Trump Policy Worries

Asian shares slipped on Tuesday as stringent curbs on travel to the United States ordered by President Donald Trump brought home to investors that he is serious about carrying out…

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Asian Markets Spurred by Wall Street Rally

Asian markets gained Wednesday, building on Wall Street’s overnight rally. Shares in Japan rose on stronger-than-expected trade data and a weaker yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 surged 1.4 percent to 19,041.19…

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Asian Stock Indexes Mixed as Trump Uncertainties Mount

Asian shares were mixed Tuesday as uncertainty mounted over U.S. President Donald Trump’s trade and regulatory policies. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 slipped 0.6 percent to 18,787.99. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 added…

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